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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 8 Hansard (24 August) . . Page.. 2599..


Lapse of notice

Notice No 1, Assembly business, relating to the membership of the Standing Committee on Legal Affairs, having been called on and the member not being present, pursuant to standing order 127, was withdrawn from the notice paper.

Working Families in the Australian Capital Territory—Select Committee

Amendment to resolution of appointment

Debate resumed from 11 May 2006, on motion by Mrs Burke:

That the resolution of the Assembly establishing the Select Committee on Working Families in the Australian Capital Territory, agreed to on 5 May 2005, be amended as follows:

Omit paragraph (3), substitute:

"(3) noting that the Committee has tabled an interim report which indicated at paragraph 5.12 that time and evidence are needed to reliably and validly determine the effects on working families in the ACT of reforms to the industrial relations system:

(a) suspends the operation of the Committee from the date this motion is agreed to until March 2007; and

(b) calls on the Assembly to amend the terms of reference in March 2007 in light of comments in the interim report; and".

And on the amendment moved by Mr Gentleman:

Omit all words after "as follows:", and substitute "in paragraph (3), omit '2006', substitute '2007'".

Motion (by Mrs Burke ) agreed to:

That the question be now put.

Question put:

That Mr Gentleman's amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 9

Noes 8

Mr Barr

Mr Hargreaves

Mrs Burke

Mr Seselja

Mr Berry

Ms MacDonald

Mrs Dunne

Mr Smyth

Mr Corbell

Ms Porter

Dr Foskey

Mr Stefaniak

Ms Gallagher

Mr Stanhope

Mr Mulcahy

Mr Gentleman

Mr Pratt


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